Renewable Energy Experts

Apex has recruited some of the nation’s top specialists in renewable energy. Our team’s capabilities span the complete project life cycle, with expertise in project finance, construction management, and facility operations management. Meteorologists, wildlife biologists, engineers, project managers, construction professionals, GIS analysts, and financial analysts work together to design and build high-quality projects to meet the nation’s growing demand for clean energy.

Apex is led by a team of executives with decades of experience in energy and finance, focused on accelerating the shift to a future powered by clean electricity.

Executive Team

Sandy Reisky

Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer

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Sandy Reisky

Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer

Sandy’s companies have developed over $4 billion of wind and solar facilities now operating around the country. He was founder and president of Greenlight Energy, a leading independent wind energy company that was acquired by BP in 2006. Sandy was also the founder of Axio Power, a utility-scale solar developer; Columbia Power Technologies, a pioneer in wave energy technology; and Greenlight Biofuels, a waste-to-energy company. In 2014, Sandy was appointed to serve on the newly created Virginia Energy Council by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe. He was also presented with the Leadership in Energy Award at the Keystone Center’s 20th Annual Leadership Awards dinner. He has a BS in commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

Mark Goodwin

President and CEO

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Mark Goodwin

President and CEO

Mark has dedicated more than 15 years of his career to the renewable energy sector. As CEO of Apex Clean Energy, Mark leads the execution of corporate strategy. Since Apex’s founding, he has built a team of more than 200 professionals focused on creating customized clean energy solutions for businesses, government, utilities, and others. With Apex’s core values as a driving force, Mark has overseen the implementation of more than 2 GW of wind and solar energy facilities and the financing of an additional 1 GW. He previously served as president and COO of Apex from 2009 to 2016.

Mark serves on the boards of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and Advanced Energy Economy (AEE). From 2005 to 2009, he was a director at Horizon Wind Energy/EDPR. Prior to Horizon, Mark worked for the North American sales subsidiary of Vestas Wind Systems.

Mark is a former naval officer and helicopter pilot. He holds a BS in aerospace engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Jim Trousdale

Chief Financial Officer

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Jim Trousdale

Chief Financial Officer

Jim brings more than 20 years of international and domestic finance experience, including in renewable energy. Previously, Jim was an energy project finance and loan structuring banker at Fortis, CIT, and Citigroup, where he financed billions of dollars (thousands of megawatts) of utility-scale projects in wind, solar, and fossil fuel­­–based power generation. Prior to Apex, Jim was a director at Greenlight Energy. Jim has a BA and an MA/SFS from Georgetown University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Steve Vavrik

Chief Commercial Officer

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Steve Vavrik

Chief Commercial Officer

Steve brings 20 years of power development experience to Apex, having worked at GE Capital, Enron, Dynegy, First Wind, and SunPower. During his career, Steve has worked directly on the development of over $3 billion of wind and solar projects that are now operating. Steve earned a JD from Yale Law School, an MPA from Princeton, and MS and BS degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois.

Ken Young

Chief Operating Officer

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Ken Young

Chief Operating Officer

Ken leads the Apex team in its execution of core business operations with the purpose of delivering world-class renewable energy projects. He holds responsibility for the development, engineering and construction, asset management, and direct support departments. Prior to joining Apex, Ken worked for Vestas Wind Systems as a chief program manager, overseeing technology support throughout the Americas. He also spent several years leading asset management, operations, and other functions at two start-up renewable energy companies. Ken is a former U.S. Army infantry officer; he served in Europe and as part of The Old Guard, the army’s premier ceremonial unit, in Arlington, Virginia. He holds a bachelor of science in political science and systems engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a master of business administration from the University of Notre Dame.

Senior Leadership

John Bahouth

Senior Vice President of Administration

David Balfrey

Vice President of Technology and Energy Assessment

Nathan Biediger

Senior Vice President of Engineering and Construction

Steve Bowers

Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Chuck Brown

Executive Vice President of Finance

Kevin Davis

Executive Vice President of New Markets

Kurt Friesen

Deputy General Counsel

Chris Heins

Vice President of Accounting

Swaraj Jammalamadaka

Vice President of Transmission

Karlis Povisils

Senior Vice President of Development

Dahvi Wilson

Vice President of Public Affairs

Jeanine Wolanski

Vice President of Land Management

John Bahouth

Senior Vice President of Administration

David Balfrey

Vice President of Technology and Energy Assessment

Nathan Biediger

Senior Vice President of Engineering and Construction

Steve Bowers

Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Chuck Brown

Executive Vice President of Finance

Kevin Davis

Executive Vice President of New Markets

Kurt Friesen

Deputy General Counsel

Chris Heins

Vice President of Accounting

Swaraj Jammalamadaka

Vice President of Transmission

Karlis Povisils

Senior Vice President of Development

Dahvi Wilson

Vice President of Public Affairs

Jeanine Wolanski

Vice President of Land Management

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